Monday, November 19, 2007
London (ANI): Harry Potter author JK Rowling has dismissed rumours that she was awarded two million rupees after suing religious charities in India. The best-seller author used her blog to make it clear that the event was "a large scale commercial sponsored event involving corporations that included a major Indian high street bank". She added that the case was brought by Warner Bros and that no damages had been awarded, reports the Daily Mail.
Meanwhile, Rowling has publicly announced that she is putting on weight in a bid to thrash rumours that she exercises or uses botox to maintain her appearance. The writer, who is worth more than 560 million dollars, denied that she "does pilates, yoga, jogs, has botox injections and has cut out saturated fats".
Rumours that the writer was following a Hollywood-style health and beauty regime started circulating after she appeared noticeably slimmer and more polished in her recent public appearances. She wrote on her website: "In the interests of accuracy I must point out that, far from losing weight, I've gained a good bit ... So J K Rowling's top tip for today is: eat more."